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Baby Acne Treatment Iowa City IA

Baby acne, also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it. Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. Check below for related information, products and services.

Riad Mohamad Rahhal, MD
2868 JPP UICH
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Graduation Year: 2001

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Amy R Calhoun
(319) 384-7999
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Craig Charles Porter, MD
(319) 356-3988
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Pediatric Nephrology
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Oh State Univ Coll Of Med, Columbus Oh 43210
Graduation Year: 1980
Hospital
Hospital: Univ Of Iowa-Psychiatric Hosp, Iowa City, Ia
Group Practice: Dept Of Pediatreics University Of Iowa Hospitals

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Paolin Elizabeth Chi
(319) 356-1616
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

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Kayelyn Jean Wagner, MD
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Nd Sch Of Med, Grand Forks Nd 58201
Graduation Year: 2002

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Dianne Marie Mc Brien, MD
(319) 353-7162
100 Hawkins Dr 213 CDD
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Mayo Med Sch, Rochester Mn 55905
Graduation Year: 1991

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Mary Spalding Larew, MD
(319) 384-9900
200 Hawkins Dr Rm 01156EPFP
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Ia Coll Of Med, Iowa City Ia 52242
Graduation Year: 1978

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Dr. Carlyn Martineau Christensen-Szalansk
(319) 354-3369
1 Hickory Ridge Ln NE
Iowa City, IA
Specialty
Pediatrics

Tarah Trinity Colaizy, MD
(319) 356-7096
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics, Neonatal-Perinatal Medicine
Gender
Female
Education
Medical School: Univ Of Wi Med Sch, Madison Wi 53706
Graduation Year: 1998

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Mohamed Wasef Mohamed, MD
200 Hawkins Dr
Iowa City, IA
Specialties
Pediatrics
Gender
Male
Education
Medical School: Yarmouk Univ, Fac Med, (Jordan Univ Sci & Tech), Irbid, Jordan
Graduation Year: 1997

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Baby Acne Treatment in Newborn Babies, Top 4 Myths about Baby Acne

Top 4 Myths About Baby Acne

Baby acne , also known as neonatal acne or acne neonatorum, is a common condition seen in newborn babies . Almost 20 percent of newborns suffer from it.

Baby acne is characterized by the appearance of pimples or red bumps on the baby's scalp, forehead, and especially the cheeks. A rough skin, along with pustules, whiteheads, and blackheads is also a common indication of baby acne.

Myth 1: Baby acne is the same as infantile acne or teenage acne.

This is not true. Baby acne is not the same as infantile acne, which affects older infants over three months old. It also has no connection with the acne that teenagers and adults suffer from.

Myth 2: Baby acne can occur at anytime during childhood.

Actually, baby acne usually affects babies three to four weeks after birth. Sometimes however, babies even exhibit signs of baby acne right from the time they are born. The symptoms may appear and recede intermittently as the baby reaches around four to six months of age.

Myth 3: Baby acne is the result of poor hygiene and nursing.

On the contrary, baby acne is believed to be caused by hormones released by the mother during pregnancy. Absorbed through the placenta, these hormones play an important role in the development of the fetus during the later stages of the pregnancy . These hormones stimulate the oil glands present in the baby's skin and are thought to cause baby acne.

The symptoms may...

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